UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Degree Requirements

Agricultural Education Major

Professional Education Requirements

AGED 120 Orientation to Agricultural and Extension Education 1 cr.
AGED 201 Program Delivery in Agricultural, Extension, and Leadership Education 2 cr.
SPED 330 Introduction to Special Education 3 cr.
TED 212 Educational Psychology: Middle and Secondary Education (writing intensive) 5 cr.
TED 252 Foundations of Multicultural Education (d) 3 cr.
TED 422 Secondary School & Content Area Reading 3 cr.
TED 440 Techniques in Agriculture 3 cr.

12 Credits of student/internship teaching:
TED 472 Student Teaching - Initial
or
TED 473 Student Teaching - Additional License
or
TED 474 Student Teaching - COST International or

TED 479 K-12 Internship Teaching

Agricultural Education Major

CAFES Foundation Requirements: 12 cr.

AGEC 101 Economics and Management in Ag 3 cr.
ANSC 111 Introduction to Animal Science 3 cr.
FDSC 110 Science of Food 3 cr.
PLSC 161 Introduction to Plant Science 3 cr.

Major Requirements: 40-43 cr. hrs.

Required Ag Education Courses (16 cr.):
AGED 202 Leadership and Group Dynamics 3 cr.
AGED 275 Early Field Experience 1 cr.
AGED 369 Foundations of Career and Technical Education 3 cr.
AGED 403 Supervision of Work Experience and Youth Organizations 3 cr.
AGED 430 Methods of Teaching Ag Mechanics 3 cr.
AGED 462 Curriculum Design in Career and Technical Education 3 cr.

Required AFNR Content Courses (18 cr.):
AET 112 Woodworking, Electrical and Plumbing Skills 2 cr.
AET 255 Welding and Metal Manufacturing 3 cr.
AFES 223 Ag Biotechnology Lab Techniques 1 cr.
AGEC 205 Ag Business Accounting 3 cr.
AGEC 240 Cooperatives 2 cr.
ESM 300 Environmental Education 3 cr.
FDSC 113 Introduction to Food Science Lab 1 cr.
HORT 169 Introduction to Horticulture 3 cr.

Choose one of the following (2-3 cr.):
ESM 109 Introduction to Forestry 2 cr.
SOIL 120 Introduction to Soil Science 3 cr.

Choose one of the following (2-4 cr.):
AFES 222 Introduction to Biotechnology 2 cr.
ANSC 257 Genetics 4 cr.
BIOL 350 Genetics 3 cr.
CROP 257 Genetics 3 cr.

Animal Science Elective (2+ Cr.):
Select any ANSC or DASC course of at least 2 credits

Agricultural Education Department

131 Agricultural Science
715-425-3555
www.uwrf.edu/AGED/

James Graham–Chair, Tim Buttles

General Education and University Requirements for the Agricultural Education Major

The following general education and university requirements courses are required to meet teacher licensing requirements of the WI Department of Public Instruction:

CW (Communication - Reading and Writing)
ENGL 100 Academic Reading and Writing (3)

CS (Communication - Speaking and Listening) - select one course
COMS 101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication (3)
or COMS 116 Business and Professional Communication (3)

CA (Advanced Communication)
ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas: Reading, Writing, and the Disciplines (3)

SB (Social and Behavioral Sciences) - select two courses
Select two, 3 credit courses from the list of approved SB courses from two different disciplinary prefixes

HF (Humanities and Fine Arts) - select one course from each section

Fine Arts
ART 100 Introduction to Art (3)
or MUS 100 Understanding Music (3)
or PHIL 310 Philosophy and History of Visual Art (3)
or SASA 100 Dance Appreciation (3)
or SASA 105 Introduction to Theater and Drama (3)

Literature
ENGL 105 Literature and Human Experience (3)
or ENGL 106 Literature: Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (3)
or ENGL 107 Heroes in Literature (3)
or ENGL 108 Power, Money and Business in Literature (3)

M (Mathematics)
MATH 146 College Algebra (3)

SI (Scientific Inquiry) - two courses required
BIOL 150 General Biology (3)
CHEM 115 Concepts in General Chemistry (4)

EC (Ethical Citizenship)
ESM 300 Environmental Education (3)

ACD (American Cultural Diversity)
TED 252 Multicultural Education

GP Global Perspectives - select one course
ART 291 Asian Art History (3)
or BIOL 277 Taiwan Biomed Study Abroad (3)
or ENGL 214/ WGST 214 Women's Literature (3)
or ENGL 230 International Short Fiction (3)
or ENGL 234 Modern Novels (3)
or ENGL 306/ FILM 306 Postcolonial Film and Literature (3)
or ENGL 308 Russian Literature: Society and Culture (3)
or ENGL 317/ FILM 317 Modern East Asian Literature and Cinema (3)
or ENGL 442/ FILM 442/ INTS 442 World Cinema (3)
or GEOG 340 Europe (3)
or GEOG 343 Africa (3)
or GEOG 344 Asia and Oceania (3)
or HIST 201 Intro to Asian Civilization (3)
or HIST 202 Introduction to Latin American Civilizations (3)
or HIST 203 The Mediterranean: A Survey (3)
or HIST 204 Global Migration in U.S. History (3)
or HIST 209 Introduction to African History (3)
or HIST 211 History of Japan and Films (3)
or HIST 222 Love, Sex, and Marriage in the Pre-Modern World (3)
or HIST 333 Silk, Spices, and Silver (3)
or HIST 334 Modern China 1800 to Present (3)
or INTS 200 Introduction to International Studies(3)
or MUS 300 World Music (3)
or PHIL 245 Eastern Religions and Islam (3)
or SASA 227 World Puppetry (3)
or SOCI 395/ ANTH 395 Belize Study Tour (3)
or TED 327 Australia: An Integrated Cultural Study (3)